View Full Version : How to rig a bird in MAX ?
10-15-2003, 06:12 AM
Rigging a bird with feathers
Can someone please help me out by telling me a procedure of rigging a bird in 3DS MAX,
i have modelled the bird and its feathers too, 1 thing which confuses me is how to i rig the wings with the feathers ?
can anyone please help me out. ??
10-15-2003, 08:48 AM
Spline ik is onme option.
Also a bend modifier will give you some effect of wings flapping.
Mind you add a ploy serlect modifier.
Sorrry in a rush, have to go work... will explain later
10-15-2003, 08:52 AM
It really depends on what type of animation you want to do with it and how detailed the character is.
10-22-2003, 07:32 AM
DID u get it right.
Have you considered using poly select and a bend modifier for the wing flaps.
Then just put bones in for extra animation and use a flex modifier for the feathers.
Dont ask me how to use it, i still need to learn 35 % of max.
01-16-2006, 09:00 AM
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